in Texas, things are a little less slack. In some parts you do not have to
be ASCP registered. As much as some people would like to be. We have been
fighting for a licensure for years, but to no avail.
In a nutshell (I prefer peanuts) rules are lax in Texas.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michelle McCoy"
Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:30 PM
Subject: [Histonet] IHC and state requirements
>I am a Florida licensed HT (ASCP). I'm planning to apply for work out of
> state and have seen jobs titled "Histotechnologist" and was curious if I
> eligible to apply for jobs with this title --if this term is only applied
> for HTL credential holders. Or if it is applied to anyone who has
> histotechnology experience (I believe someone had mentioned you dont have
> have HT or HTL credentials to work in the field in many states). Some job
> listings state IHC duties and I'm guessing I can perform them as an HT
> (ASCP) if I have experience or they are willing to train in IHC (unless
> otherwise indicated that they are only looking for HTL candidates) Thanks
> for any clarification on this.
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